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four corners rule


Legal Definition of four corners rule

  1. :  a rule holding that if a document (as a contract, deed, or will) appears on its face to be complete no outside evidence may be used to challenge it

Additional Notes on four corners rule

The number of states that accept the four corners rule is in decline.

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to criticize severely

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